A 46-year-old female asked:
12 year old daughter have very pronounced dark circles on her eyes, that can be a sign of what? she always had them but these last days are like more pronounced, she sleeps well , also have nasal allergies all the time. her dad have those too?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
These often represent slowed blood flow through the area due to nasal allergies/irritants. It is more cosmetic than problem. Nasal rinses with saline or use of steroid nasal sprays can reduce the intensity in some.
Reviewed Jul 12, 2021
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
I agree, other conditions include hereditary tendency, anemia. Consider allergy testing and avoid common allergens and smoke.
Answered Jul 12, 2021
Last updated Jul 12, 2021
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